If you keep up with the news you have no doubt heard about the financial problems in the State of Illinois.

Massive pension funds that can’t be funded, college enrollment down while staff positions increase and higher taxes.

In recent years Illinois has lost several congressional seats and may be poised to lose another if the mass exodus of people moving out of state continues.

Governor Bruce Rauner is running for re-election in Illinois and Tom and Shane talked about the challenges Illinois faces with campaign staffer Ryan Zipprich.

Zipprich has been active in Illinois politics for a number of years and offered some insight on the financial challenges and possible solutions to Illinois financial woes.

Listen to the informative interview below.

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